Club World Cup 2023: Real Madrid avoid surprises and advance to the Final | Video

real Madrid confirmed his status as favorite for the title, after beating 4-1 Al Ahly from Egypt and advance to the FIFA Club World Cup Final 2023second semifinal held this Wednesday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium based in Rabat, Morocco.

The Spanish team, with seven important absences due to injury, took time to resolve the match in their favor, thanks to the goals from the Brazilian Vinicius Junior at minute 42, the Uruguayan Federico Valverde at 46 ‘, the also Brazilian Rodrygo Goes at 90+2′ and Spanish Sergio Arribas at 90+8′.

However, the African squad stood up to the European champion and discounted to 65 ‘through Ali Maaloul, criminal proceedings, to place the partial result 1-2. the croatian Luka modric He was able to end the match before the hour, but he missed a penalty at 87′, saved by the Egyptian goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawyafter a foul by the defender Amr El Soleya on Vinícius Júnior.

This way, real Madrid took the first step towards his fifth title in this tournament, but first he must prevail against the surprising Al Hilal from Saudi Arabia this saturday in Moulay Abdellah Stadium, of Rabat, Morocco, a meeting scheduled to start at the 1:00 p.m., Central Mexico time.

Meanwhile, the duel for the third place between Flamengogreat disappointment of the tournament, and Al Ahlywill take place on the same stage, but at 9:00 a.m., Central Mexico time, on the same Saturday, February 11.

Club World Cup / Semifinal
Al Ahly 1-4 Real Madrid
Stadium: Prince Moulay Abdellah
Headquarters: Rabat, Morocco
Referee: Andrés Matonte Cabrera (Uruguay)
0-1 (42′).- Vinícius Júnior
0-2 (46 ‘).- Federico Valverde
1-2 (65′).- Ali Maaloul (penalty)
1-3 (90+2′).- Rodrygo Goes
1-4 (90+8′).- Sergio Arribas

Al Ahly
Mohamed El-Shenawy
Mohamed Abdelmonem (Yellow, 85 ‘)
mahmoud metwaly
Ali Maâloul
mohamed hany
Aliou Dieng
(Hamdi Fathi, 61′)
amr al sulaya
Ahmed Radwan
Hussein El Shahat
(Taher Mohamed, 75′)
Mohamed Sherif
(Percy Tau, 61′)
Mohamed Magdy
(Kahraba, 88′)
DT: Marcel Koller

real Madrid
Andriy Lunin
david praises
Antonio Rudiger
eduardo camavinga
Aurélien Tchouaméni (Yellow, 85′)
Toni Kroos
(Dani Ceballos, 77′)
Luka modric
(Álvaro Odriozola, 90+5′)
(Mariano, 90+5′)
Vinicius Junior
(Sergio Arribas, 90+5′)
Federico Valverde
DT: Carlo Ancelotti